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Mary Grace NOSWORTHY

Female 1848 - 1934  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Mary Grace NOSWORTHY  [1
    Born May 1848  Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 4 Jun 1848  Staverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mary Grace, daughter of John and Mary NORSWORTHY; father a Labourer, residing Higher Penn.
    Gender Female 
    Address 1916  [4
    52 Pearl St., N., Hamilton, Ontario 
    • Address given by her son, Ernest H. MEMORY, at the time he and his wife crossed the U.S. border.
    Address 1921  [5
    52 Pearl N. St., Hamilton, Ontario 
    Address 4 Mar 1934  [2
    52 Pearl St., N., Hamilton, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of her death.
    Name Mary Norsworthy 
    Died 4 Mar 1934  Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Mary Grace MEMORY, nee NORSWORTHY, died age 85, at 52 Pearl St. N., Hamilton, Township of Barton, on 4 March 1934. She was born described as female, English, Widowed, born Devonshire, England in May (day not known) 1848. Occupation described as "home duties". Residing at place of death "a long time"; in province "many years"; an immigrant. She was the daughter of John NORSWORTHY, born England; maiden name and birthplace of mother left blank. Buried Hamilton Cemetery, 7 March 1934. Informant: Gordon Lorne MEMORY, residing at 96 Carrick Ave., son. Undertaker: J. H. Robinson Co. Ltd., King St. E. at West Ave., N. Hamilton. Cause of death attributed to arteriosclerosis for 10 years, secondary to senile decay.
    Buried 7 Mar 1934  Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Address:
    Hamilton Cemetery
    Hamilton, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Section H5, Lots 272-273: Mary Grace MEMORY.(Cemetery records)

      Memorial inscription: Mary G. NORSWORTHY / 1848 - 1934.
    Person ID I4285  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2016 

    Father John NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1813, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1861, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Mary SHEPHERD,   b. Abt 1816, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1873, Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Address 1841  [8
    Higher Penn, Staverton, Devon 
    Married 11 Feb 1841  Church of St. Paul de Leon, Staverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John NORSEWORTHY, of full age, Bachelor, Mariner, residing at Higher Penn, Staverton, son of Thomas NORSEWORTHY, Husbandsman; and Mary SHEPHERD, of full age, Spinster, Servant, residing at Pridhamsleigh, Staverton, daughter of Edward SHEPHERD, Husbandsman, married 11 February 1841. The marriage was solemnized at the Parish Church of Staverton, in the county of Devon, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, by William Marten, Vicar. Both John and Mary made their mark. Witnesses: Edward SHEPHERD, possibly "Sr", signed, and Edward SHEPHERD; possibly "Jr", also signed. [3]
    Address 1848  [3
    Higher Penn, Staverton, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of their daughter, Mary Grace, on 4 June 1848.
    Address 1849  Coffinswell, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • They reportedly were residing in Coffinswell before they left for Canada, but to date no evidence has been found that supports this. (Anne Brooks)
    Address 1851  Saltfleet Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • In Saltfleet, they were living beside Harry and Susan CROSTHWAITE whose daughter, Sarah, eventually married their son, John.
    Name change 1851 
    • At some point in time after their arrival in Canada their name changed to NORSWORTHY.
    Family ID F994  Group Sheet

    Family John MEMORY,   b. Abt 1840, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1911, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1871  Mount Hope, Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • John MEMORY, age 30, Widower, Machinist, born England, address Hamilton, son of William & Mary, married Mary Grace NOSWORTHY, age 24, born England, address Glanford, daughter of John & Mary. Witnesses: Thomas TRIBUTE & Susan HUNTING, both of Hamilton. Married 23 Nov 1871 at Mount Hope, Glanford by license. Wesleyan Methodist. [11, 12]
    Address 1881  Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address 1891  Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address 1901  Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address 1911  [16
    52 Pearl St. North, Hamilton, Ontario 
    Address 6 Sep 1911  [2
    52 Pearl St., Hamilton, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of John's death.
    Children 
     1. James Edward MEMORY,   b. 23 Dec 1872, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1892, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. John Ambrose MEMORY,   b. 12 Dec 1874, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1925, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Herbert Leslie MEMORY,   b. 30 Nov 1876, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1894, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Elizabeth Amelia MEMORY,   b. 19 May 1880, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1887, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Ernest Harold MEMORY,   b. 3 Oct 1882, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1948  (Age 65 years)
     6. Thomas Harvey MEMORY,   b. 21 Jan 1886, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Grove Cemetery, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ruby Ethel MEMORY,   b. 15 Jul 1890, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1891, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Gordon Lorne MEMORY,   b. 30 Sep 1892, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1981, Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1491  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    MEMORY
    MEMORY

    JOHN MEMORY
    5 Feb 1842 - 6 Sept 1911
    His wife
    MARY G. NORSWORTHY
    1848 - 1934
    ERNEST H. MEMORY
    1882 - 1948


  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    3. [S103] Parish Register, Staverton, Devon.

    4. [S391] Passenger List and/or Border Crossings.

    5. [S984] Census of Canada, 1921, (Enumerated 1 June 1921).

    6. [S209] Photograph.

    7. [S543] Cemetery Records: Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries, Hamilton, Ontario.

    8. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    9. [S279] Descendants of John NORSWORTHY, Pat Kelderman, (2006. Received by email.).

    10. [S295] Census of Canada, 1851.

    11. [S346] Website: Ontario Vital Statistics Project, (Online transcriptions at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc).

    12. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    13. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).

    14. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    15. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    16. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).


  

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